Peace in Peril as South Sudan Violence Spurs Split in Opposition

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  • Faction in capital moves to replace Riek Machar as its leader
  • Removing ex-rebel chief from government seen as hobbling pact

A peace pact to end more than two years of civil war in oil-producing South Sudan is in jeopardy as one faction of the armed opposition moves to replace Vice President Riek Machar.

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